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White House forgoes Iftar for first time in two decades

White House forgoes Iftar for first time in two decades”

The festival marks the end of Ramadan during which believers abstain from eating and drinking during daylight hours.

When is Eid al-Fitr?

Mr Trump has been strongly criticised for his proposal in December 2015 to ban Muslims from entering the United States and also for his executive order as President to temporarily ban all immigration and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries. Eid al-Fitr doesn't have any historical links; instead, the celebrations focus on the community and family, and a spirit of generosity is encouraged.

He noted that "the month of Ramadan has a cleansing effect on whole communities", adding that Muslims have a role to play if peace is to prevail in Ghana.

The festival of Eid-ul Fitr after a month-long holy Ramadan is being celebrated in Uttar Pradesh with traditional enthusiasm and gaiety.

Balloons, body paint, joy and mourning - across the world Sunday, Muslims gathered to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan, and the festivities took almost as many shapes as the places they were held.

Eid el-Fitr is one of the two most important Islamic celebrations and on Eid el-Fitr day people dress in their finest clothes, adorn their homes with lights and decorations, give treats to children and enjoy visits with friends and family.

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Once again, Eid Mubarak to our Muslim constituents here in Ghana and across the globe.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said: "To everyone celebrating in London and around the world, happy Eid al-Fitr!"

The mayor is inviting Londoners and others to a celebration of Eid in Trafalgar Square, central London, from noon on Sunday July 2.

The month of Ramadan in pictures Sat, May 27, 2017 Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan with fasting and prayer.

The statement further adds that: "Let us also pray for our beloved country Ghana; let us pray for peace, unity and prosperity". Ramadan is one of the five Pillars of Islam, requiring prayer five times a day and generally encouraging a more reflective behavior.

Azerbaijan has officially celebrated holy Ramadan holiday since 1993.

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